Did you know that rubies are believed to enhance passion? That fire opals can help boost energy? Or that diamonds can improve your intuition? Teresa Kennedy’s indispensable guide is the first to offer a new twist on an ancient art, uniting science with the sacred in an exciting new exploration of how crystal energy can be used by anyone, in every area of life. Crystal energy can be subtle or dramatic, healing or enlightening. It can help draw needed resources into your life; it can serve to attract the lover of your dreams; or it can work to effect a complete transformation of your outlook. No matter what your personal reasons are for coming to crystal work-whether your needs are physical, emotional, spiritual or material-exploring these energies will enhance every aspect of your life. Gems of Wisdom, Gems of Power presents easy-to-understand and practical explanations of the powerful energies of minerals, gems, and crystals and how to use them for every need, including: Love (Ruby, Jade) Money and Prosperity (Calcite, Tiger Eye) Protection (Amber, Onyx) Power (Coral, Herkimer Diamond) Transformation (Fire Opal, Bloodstone) Physical Healing (Red Jasper, Turquoise) Emotional Wellness (Smoky Quartz, Sapphire) Psychic Abilities (Amethyst, Diamond) Creativity (Danburite, Rhyolite) Exploring the most popular gems, from amber to zircon, the oft-used tiger’s eye to the less well-known rhodochrosite, Gems of Wisdom, Gems of Power also offers: An overview of how crystals work How to choose the stone that’s best for you Basic composition, structure, and hardness Lists of common trade names and birthstones “Buyer Beware” advice Glossary, resources, and FAQs With historical facts and lore about each gem, as well as critical information on how to select stones, what to look for and where to go, Gems of Wisdom, Gems of Power will help you access the benefits of crystal, mineral, and gemstone energy for rewarding results in every area of your life.